Stachys cordata Riddell. Phen: Jun-Aug; Sep-Oct. Hab: Moist forests, especially alluvial bottomlands or over calcareous rocks. Dist: NY west to IL, south to SC, GA, AL, and AR.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Primarily montane, but extending east to Stokes County, NC, and Campbell County, VA. See Pringle (2002) for a discussion of nomenclature. Floden (2015) recognizes S. salvioides as separate from S. cordata.
Synonymy: = C, Il, K3, K4, Va, Fleming, Nelson, & Townsend (2011), Poindexter & Nelson (2011); = n/a – RAB; = Stachys riddellii House – F, G; > Stachys cordata Riddell – S, Floden (2016); < Stachys nuttallii Shuttlew. ex Benth. – K1, Pa, W, Nelson (1981); > Stachys salvioides Small – S, Floden (2016)